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Warning on using hep C drugs with amiodarone

Approval was based on evidence that using the system during HRPCI could allow a longer and more thorough procedure by preventing episodes of hemodynamic instability and reduce later adverse events compared ... Key changes have been made to the precleaning
June 2015

States aim to limit opioid prescriptions

Vermont's legislation, signed into law in June, initially restricted opioids for minor procedures to 10 pills, according to the Vermont Medical Society.
October 2016

New warning for testosterone, approval for inhaled insulin

A recall of Langston V2 dual-lumen catheters due to reports that the inner catheter can separate from the device hub during use, which may require a procedure to retrieve the ... of bleeding during and after surgical procedures, and it presented no
September 2014

MKSAP Quiz: Follow-up on ED visit

The electrophysiology procedure also affords the opportunity to ablate the accessory pathway and potentially cure his arrhythmia.
June 2017

It's all about the history in diagnosing fever of unknown origin

Hanrahan said. Recent procedures, devices, drugs, or venous thromboembolism should be considered as causes. ... asking about travel, medications, and exposure to pets and animals; asking about hobbies and occupation; and asking about past surgeries and
June 2014

HIPAA omnibus final ruleā€”it's time to brush up on the basics

17, it's time to take a fresh new look at your office's policies, procedures and practices. ... Practices will need to review and revise relevant breach notification policies and procedures.
May 2013

PQRI improvements based on physician feedback, says CMS

For each eligible patient encounter, report the relevant quality procedure code for each individual measure in the group on the claim form. ... Reporting data through a registry. Some physicians maintain databases on certain patients or procedures in
April 2009

Hopes and fears abound at National Bundled Payment Summit

Under the ACE program, participating hospitals received a pre-set combined payment for Medicare Part A and Part B services for some specified cardiovascular and orthopedic procedures. ... Lauderdale, Fla. As his statement implies, most bundled payment
January 2012

NAFLD treatment starts with weight loss, then other modes

Bariatric surgery, for example, has been looked at extensively in patients with NASH, and newer procedures, such as Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, have been found to improve NASH histology, she ... noted. However, because bariatric surgery is an invasive
July 2016

ICD-10 changes looming amid a modern medical landscape

However, the case is being made that tother payment and regulatory reforms depend on the availability of more detailed and precise diagnosis and procedure data. ... Given the importance of precise diagnosis and procedure codes to health care reforms
February 2015

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